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scamper, scramble, scurryverb
rushing about hastily in an undignified way
scurry, scamper, skitter, scuttleverb
to move about or proceed hurriedly
"so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
A quick, light run.
To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful manner or in an undignified manner.
The dog scampered after the squirrel.
Etymology: First attested in 1687. Origin uncertain, but possibly from schampeeren, from escamper, from scampare "to run away"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To fly with speed and trepidation.
Etymology: schampen, Dutch; scampare, Italian.
A fox seized upon the fawn, and fairly scampered away with him. Roger L'Estrange.
You will suddenly take a resolution, in your cabinet of Highlanders, to scamper off with your new crown. Addison.
Be quick, nay very quick, or he’ll approach,
And as you’re scamp’ring stop you in your coach. King.
to run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away
a scampering; a hasty flight
Etymology: [OF. escamper to escape, to save one's self; L. ex from + campus the field (sc. of battle). See Camp, and cf. Decamp, Scamp, n., Shamble, v. t.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To run away precipitately; said of troops.
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The numerical value of SCAMPER in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of SCAMPER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of SCAMPER in a Sentence
The Beatles ' took a break. The studio that they were using... when they weren't there, I was there. I would sort of scamper in there and put down a few of my little tracks and clear out before they came back.
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